|Cream rayon, gray, blue, & brown houndstooth wool, purple rayon, teal silk chiffon, and off-white wool voile|
And petersham ribbon in several widths and colors:
Here is what I spent:
|Notice all the fabric was 50% off!|
If you think about it, this is an historic presidential election - a woman running against a... But I don't want to talk about politics on my blog. This is a happy place.
However, I want to commemorate the fact that women have only had the right to vote in this country for less than 100 years. Isn't that amazing? Men were flying before women could vote.
I've started a Suffragette Inspiration board on Pinterest (in case you couldn't tell), and I'll be adding to that in the next few weeks. For now, here is my main outfit inspiration image, the suit on the left:
In addition to the Butterick pattern shown above, which will be useful for the shape of the coat, I have purchased the 1911 Narrow Panel Skirt and 1903 Plain Blousewaist from Truly Victorian. I just need fabric for the blouse, some undergarments, and accessories. And finally, an "I Voted" sticker!